TWO PIECED LENGTHS OF IVORY SILK Circa 1750, Spitalfields
Brocaded in coloured silks with floral sprays, woven with a flush pattern in the ground of feathery ribbon trails, the field sprigged, some slight staining
19 in. x 48 in. (50 cm. x 122 cm.) and 20 in. x 52 in. (51 cm. x 133 cm.);
and three lengths of yellow ribbed silk woven and brocaded in coloured silks with flower and fruit filled baskets and floral medallions, probably late 18th Century, English, slight wear
19 in. x 53 in. (49 cm. x 135 cm.) joined, 19 in. x 48 in. (49 cm. x 123 cm.), 13 in. x 49 in. (35 cm. x 125 cm.) pieced (5)
Compare first silk with Plate 86a, Peter Thornton, Baroque and Rococco Silks.